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Definition of Foe

Foe

  1. One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.
  2. An enemy in war; a hostile army.
  3. One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.
  4. To treat as an enemy.

Foe Quotations

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Buddha

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
William Arthur Ward

The lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis is plain: Strength prevents war; weakness invites it. We need a commander-in-chief who understands that - and who won't leave us facing a foe who thinks he doesn't.
Arthur L. Herman

Recovery measures work better when they raise confidence - as Franklin D. Roosevelt understood. His fireside chats, and his inaugural address proclaiming he would fight the Great Depression with the same resolve he would muster against a foreign foe, were aimed at reassuring Americans.
Christina Romer
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Foe Translations

foe in German is Feind
foe in Latin is inimicus
foe in Swedish is fiende
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